Mother and two daughters arrested for murder in Siaya

Written By: KNA

A mother and her two daughters were on Tuesday evening arrested in connection with the murder of a man suspected to have been beaten to death in Ukwala Township of Siaya County.

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The 37-year-old woman who is a primary school teacher and her daughters are locked up at Ukwala Police Station after the body of the deceased, said to be the caretaker of a plot neighbouring the teacher’s house, was found along a footpath.

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Ugenya sub county police commander, Willy Simba who confirmed the incident, identified the deceased as Davine Otieno Ogunja.

Simba said that a member of the public called the police with information that a person had been beaten to death by three women.

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“The officers visited the scene and found the body which had no visible injuries,” said the police commander.

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He said that preliminary investigations have revealed that the deceased had a quarrel with the family after he objected to one of the daughters hanging clothes on the fence of a plot where he works as a caretaker.

Simba said that a bitter argument ensued between one of the teacher’s daughters and the caretaker, attracting the attention of her mother and another of her daughters who all pounced on Ogunja.

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The trio is said to have beaten him senseless before retreating to their house.

The police commander said that the body of the deceased was removed to Ukwala sub county hospital mortuary to await a post mortem examination, adding that the suspects will be arraigned in court once investigations were complete.


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